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Expenditures.

(1) To meet the requirement of WAC 392-172A-04010(2), each school district must make available the following amounts for providing special education and related services, including direct services to parentally placed private students eligible for special education.
(a) For students eligible for special education aged three through twenty-one, an amount that is the same proportion of the school district's total subgrant under section 611(f) of the act as the number of private school students eligible for special education aged three through twenty-one who are enrolled by their parents in private, including religious, elementary schools and secondary schools located in the school district, is to the total number of students eligible for special education in its jurisdiction aged three through twenty-one.
(b)(i) For children aged three through five, an amount that is the same proportion of the school district's total subgrant under section 619(g) of the act as the number of parentally placed private school students eligible for special education aged three through five who are enrolled by their parents in a private, including religious, elementary schools located in the school district, is to the total number of students eligible for special education in its jurisdiction aged three through five.
(ii) As described in (b)(i) of this subsection, students aged three through five are considered to be parentally placed private school students enrolled by their parents in private, including religious, elementary schools, if they are enrolled in a private school kindergarten level or above.
(c) If a school district has not expended all of the funds for equitable services described in (a) and (b) of this subsection by the end of the fiscal year for which Congress appropriated the funds, the remaining funds must be obligated for special education and related services to parentally placed private school students eligible for special education during a carry-over period of one additional year.
(2) In calculating the proportionate amount of federal funds to be provided for parentally placed private school students eligible for special education, the school district, after timely and meaningful consultation with representatives of private schools under WAC 392-172A-04020, must conduct a thorough and complete child find process to determine the number of parentally placed students eligible for special education attending private schools located in the school district.
(3)(a) After timely and meaningful consultation with representatives of parentally placed private school students eligible for special education, school districts must:
(i) Determine the number of parentally placed private school students eligible for special education attending private schools located in the school district; and
(ii) Ensure that the count is conducted on any date between October 1 and December 1, inclusive, of each year.
(b) The count must be used to determine the amount that the school district must spend on providing special education and related services to parentally placed private school students eligible for special education in the next subsequent fiscal year.
(4) State and local funds may supplement and in no case supplant the proportionate amount of federal funds required to be expended for parentally placed private school students eligible for special education to the extent consistent with state law.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. WSR 09-20-053, § 392-172A-04015, filed 10/1/09, effective 11/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-04015, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.]
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